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Krista Lofthouse Real Estate Consultant

Krista is a Cincinnati native and currently resides in the Westerville area. She studied fashion merchandising, design and business at Indiana University, which lead her to Columbus, Ohio. With over 20 years as a retail merchandising executive, she understands the market, the customer and has strong negotiation skills. Krista is also a certified home stager and works closely with her clients to prepare their home for a successful sale.

After years of experience driving profitable businesses and working to meet her customer's goals, real estate was a natural progression for Krista to do what she loved. The Raines Group was the perfect fit because of their energy, high standards and proven results. 

Family is everything to Krista. She is the youngest of 8 and has 3 boys with her husband Nick.  Conner is at St. Charles Preparatory where he plays water polo and swims. Jack and Sam are at St. Paul School and enjoy swimming and soccer. In her free time, Krista enjoys yoga, running with her dog, traveling and cooking. 

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Lauren Childers Real Estate Consultant

Lauren moved to Columbus in 1999 to attend The Ohio State University where she received her bachelor’s degree in Fashion Merchandising. She lived in NYC from 2010-2012 and then Florida until 2015.  

Afterwards, she moved back to central Ohio and is now settled in the New Albany area. She was initially interested in The Raines Group for their outstanding reputation and ultimately made her decision because of our strong core values. She is happy she joined The Raines Group because the team environment has far surpassed her expectations.  She enjoys working alongside everyone on the team and has benefited greatly from the TRG training.

Lauren has two children Julia and Jameson and she enjoys spending her free time with family and friends.  She is an avid photographer, enjoys hiking, traveling and going to sporting events.

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